I am honoured to have been invited by President Nthato Minyuku to deliver a Keynote Address at SAPI’s Gala Dinner to commemorate its 20th Anniversary.
There is a very significant, possibly unintended, symbolism in the theme of this year’s Planning Africa Conference and the event that we commemorate this evening: “Making Sense of the Future – Disruption and Reinvention” – but I will return to that a little later in my address.

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